New Designs Charter School-Watts is located in Los Angeles, CA and is one of 959 schools in Los Angeles Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 325 students in grades 6-9.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See New Designs Charter School-Watts's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2010, New Designs Charter School-Watts had 34 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.